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  1. Education, laws the answer to stray dog crisis

    Posted Aug 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... unnecessary. Education is at the heart of the matter. Pets are not just another consumer item like handbags or shoes. In return for the companionship and joy they bring, they have to be cared ... misdeed is not to have a home is cruel. Controlling population numbers at source is sensible. Better education about pets and new regulations are urgently needed. ...

  2. Models, drivers in top F1 gear to raise funds for educational charity

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Maggie Chen

    ... The event was in aid of Room to Read, a San Francisco-based charity with chapters around the world helping to create educational opportunities for underprivileged children. There was free-flowing ...

  3. Holistic education lands girl in whole lot of bother

    Posted Jan 10th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Ma Zhe talked to Raymond Li Beijinger Ma Zhe wants her 12-year-old daughter Ren Yingying to grow up well-rounded, so she put her in extra-curricular activities rather than gruelling 'Olympic maths' classes. Now Yingying cannot get into a good middle school, and Ma is disillusioned by the corrupt education system. How would you describe your relationship with your ...

  4. Embarrassing moments in the sex-education class

    Posted Nov 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Two junior secondary school students at Ho Ngai College (sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen) in Tuen Mun talked to Operation Santa about their impressions of the End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation session they attended. Teacher Angel Chong On-ki acted as interprete ...

  5. Education talk

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Premier Wen Jiabao emphasised the importance of education to any modern society in an address to about 180 overseas Chinese and embassy staff in Wellington yesterday. Two of the central government's recent accomplishments were abolishing the agricultural tax to help farmers and introducing free education for children in rural areas, he said. 'In the past, I have said, 'I ...

  6. Education at heart of SPCA's crusade in animal welfare

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... But the problem is these animals are often not microchipped, have no traceability, and they are sick.' The SPCA also wants to expand its education campaign, which now focuses on kindergarten ... 'We don't want to become an activist. We want to use the leverage in education. I'd rather be judged by what we do than what we say,' Mr Calpin said. ...

  7. Award to honour top educator

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Joyce Law

    ... Educator Award (OEA) 2003, which is organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Education. 'I believe the winners can become role models for young teaching professionals,' said Dr Rosanna Wong Yick-ming, chairman of the OEA selection panel. The OEA, which was launched in 2001, is held every two years to reward educators who have a strong track record in the development of local ...

  8. A mature approach to sex education

    Posted Feb 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wang Ji- a journalism student from a Guizhou university- entered the media spotlight in mid-December when Xinhua covered her efforts to write a book on sex education, a topic still largely ... really appreciated the handouts and I gradually developed the idea of creating a comprehensive handbook on sex education. Did you expect your book to get such media attention? I never expected ...

  9. Honour for education chief comes under fire

    Posted Nov 26th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Staff and students at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) are protesting over a plan to award an honorary doctorate to the education chief next month. Arthur Li Kwok-cheung was the university's vice-chancellor before taking up his ministerial post last year. Shum Kar-ping, chairman of the Federation of Higher Education Staff Associations ...

  10. Zoos educate cities' youth: expert

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... A leading American conservationist yesterday defended the use of zoos and aquariums in cities as necessary to educate and interest people in animal welfare. Speaking at a luncheon ... rights groups disagree. Annie Mather, of Animals Asia Foundation, argues that the educational role played by zoos and aquariums has been supplanted by nature-oriented television channels, books ...




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